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  • GOP Leaders Call Commissioner of Agriculture Candidate's Jokes Offensive

    06/21/2011 10:23:29 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 14 replies
    WLEX 18 Lexington, KY ^ | 6/21/2011 | LEX 18
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  • I was always discreet in Bermuda, says Farmer

    01/18/2004 9:57:24 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 1 replies · 396+ views
    Royal Gazette ^ | 1/18/04
    BOB FARMER, treasurer for Democractic Massachusetts Senator John Kerry's newly resurgent Presidential campaign, used "discretion" about his sexuality while serving as a popular US Consul General in Bermuda.In a wide-ranging profile that appeared in The Advocate – the national gay magazine in the US – shortly after he retired as the top US diplomat in Bermuda, Mr. Farmer revealed he was the first homosexual to avoid being ensnared in a battle with conservative lawmakers during his confirmation hearings before the US Senate."Five years before the James Hormel debate, gay Democratic fund-raiser Robert Farmer served in the diplomatic corps," wrote The...
  • Kerry pledges to end island's 'creed of greed' within 500 days [Bermuda tax shelters]

    01/26/2004 1:07:14 PM PST · by george wythe · 30 replies · 278+ views
    Royal Gazette ^ | Jan 26, 2004
    DEMOCRATIC Presidential front-runner John Kerry says he will introduce legislation to eliminate Bermuda's off-shore "creed of greed" within 500 days of taking office if elected to the White House in November, repatriating profits of "corporate Benedict Arnolds" that relocate to the island to avoid paying US taxes. Sen. Kerry, who now leads the Democratic pack in polls leading up to Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, has made the Bermuda loophole in the US tax code a centrepiece of his resurgent election campaign. In October, Sen. Kerry – whose campaign treasurer is Bob Farmer, US Consul General in Bermuda between 1994 and...